[394th Edition] June 04, 2019
The President Meets with Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan
President Moon Jae-in met with acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan at Cheong Wa Dae. At their meeting, President Moon said that the ROK-U.S. alliance is more important than anything else for completing denuclearization and establishing permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula through dialogue. The President went on to urge the acting Defense Secretary to provide support so that the ironclad alliance can bring the peace process on the Korean Peninsula to a successful conclusion.
Mr. Lee Seok Hyun Attends Inauguration Ceremony of New President of El Salvador as Special Envoy of ROK Government
Mr. Lee Seok Hyun, a member of the Democratic Party of Korea, attended as special envoy of President Moon Jae-in the inauguration ceremony of new President of the Republic of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, held in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, on June 1.
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Sei-young Meets with Japanese Ambassador to ROK
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Sei-young received a courtesy call from Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Korea Yasumasa Nagamine on May 31. During the courtesy call, the Ambassador extended congratulations to the Vice Minister on his inauguration; and the two sides exchanged views on key issues between the two countries.
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Meets with Delegation from US House Armed Services Committee
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Tae-ho met with a delegation from the United States House Armed Services Committee led by its Chairman Adam Smith on May 30. In the meeting, they exchanged views on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and issues regarding the ROK-US relations.
Outcome of ROK-US, ROK-Japan and ROK-US-Japan Meetings of Chief Negotiators on North Korean Nuclear Issue Held on Occasion of Shangri-La Dialogue
Amb. Lee Do-hoon, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, held a bilateral meeting with Mr. Stephen Biegun, Special Representative for North Korea of the United States, in the Republic of Singapore on June 1. Prior to the ROK-US meeting, Amb. Lee held a trilateral working dinner with the US and Japanese chief negotiators on the North Korean nuclear issue on May 31.
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